During the 2015 PW Churchwide Gathering in Minneapolis 2012–2015 PW Churchwide Moderator Mary Cook Jorgenson and PW Executive Director Susan Jackson Dowd led workshops on the history, current work and future of Presbyterian Women. The presentation includes specifics on many of PW’s programs and ministries and information about the PC(USA), including the change in the… Read more »
Glenda Watts wrote a commissioning service for attendees to the 2015 Churchwide Gathering, which she shared for all PW to use. Another commissioning service is available in the 2015 Churchwide Gathering promotions packet.
In 1988, Presbyterian Women was created, bringing together women’s organizations from the two denominations that had merged to become the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Practices, programs and faithful women from both United Presbyterian Women (United Presbyterian Church in the U.S.A.) and Women of the Church (Presbyterian Church in the United States) were joined to form Presbyterian… Read more »
Voting representatives to the 2012 PW Business Meeting convened in Orlando, Florida, recommended that a task group be formed to create a statement regarding PW in churches seeking dismissal from the PC(USA). National moderator, Mary Jorgenson, appointed PW members and leaders Carol Winkler, Marilynn Collins, Esperanza Guajardo, Dolly Patterson, and Carolyn Sprinkle to the task… Read more »
During the 2012 Churchwide Gathering of Presbyterian Women, visitors to the Horizons space folded boats to float on the River of Hope. Use these instructions for a boat-making activity at your next event.
“Everyone who thirsts, come to the waters.” — Isaiah 55:1